Functional Manager R&D


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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Deirdre Finnerty

Functional Manager R&D

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Job ID: JOB-12554

Functional Manager R&D

We are looking to speak with experienced Functional Engineering Manager R&D about this great new job opportunity in Galway with one of our leading clients? This company stands out for their culture, exceptional career development pathways and unrivalled rewards and recognition packages.
This exciting new job opportunity in Functional R&D management is located Galway. Galway, voted “Europe most Friendliest City 2020”!

Apply to us to find out more about this great job opportunity in R&D Engineering in Galway and we can talk through if it’s the right job for you. 

The company value what makes you unique. Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Our Purpose
At our world leading Research & Development Department, we focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures. 

The Structural Heart & Aortic Division has a unique opportunity for the right candidate to reinvigorate their career within one of the fastest growing businesses in medical devices. As an R&D Manager you will be directly involved in providing high level leadership and direction to an R&D team ensuring the implementation of strategic and tactical R&D activities supporting the Structural Heart & Aortic Division. Innovating at the forefront of interventional treatment, you will have opportunities to lead multidisciplinary teams in the development of trans-catheter heart valve devices, from project concept through to commercialization and beyond.

Come for a job, stay for a career!

A Day in The Life Of:

  • Lead, grow and motivate a highly talented, diverse, world-class performance engineering team.
    Grow and nurture cross site and cross functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization.
  • Attract and retain talent in line with business need.
  • Generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organizational challenges.
  • Manage engineers, and possibly other supervisors, involved in an array of product development and technology exploration projects.
  • Actively mentor, coach, and ensure career development plans are in place for direct reports.
  • Collaborate with core teams to establish objectives and evaluates progress of direct reports
  • Participate at department management level and build strong peer relationships.
  • Support the innovation of next generation designs and novel applications in Structural Heart and Aortic therapies.

Qualifications – External

Key Skills & Experience

  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline and desirably with 7+ years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment.
  • Experience of direct management of a team.
  • Excellent team building, communication, people management and leadership skills are desirable.
  • A strong communicator and fluent in both oral and written English.  
  • A dynamic team player and leader and who can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on  or 086-3073779

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Deirdre Finnerty


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Functional Manager R&D

Deirdre Finnerty

Role Type Permanent
Contact Deirdre Finnerty
mobile +353 86 307 37 79
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